The master is a research based advanced education. The objective is to offer an advanced continuing education within the area of fire safety for students with practical working experience. The Master in Fire Safety aims at qualifying the students for highly qualified positions in companies and institutions by providing knowledge, skills and competences on a scientific basis.

The intension is to give the candidates a wide range of competences to be used in activities within fire technical project design and consulting in engineering companies, fire technical building project handling at the public authorities, fire technical product development at building material manufacturers, fire insurance at insurance companies, fire technical testing, fire inspection and for positions as authorised fire inspectors, fire chiefs and emergency management chiefs. The newest development within safety philosophy, fire development, construction dimensioning, evacuation and demonstration/testing of function based fire demands is dealt with in the courses.